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Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
manager with $9 billion in assets under management tells us how she sees investing environment next year. and saving an ancient city we will tell you what pablo picasso's grandson is doing to was once partich of the alexander the great empire. we are back in a few minutes. >> welcome back to "money moves" on bloomberg television and on yourg all day long tablet, phone, and some argue the fed will reduce this month sooner than previously thought. credit specialists just one paying extra close attention. credit hedge fund manager recently shared her insights as the environment. she wrote a book as well, "investing in credit hedge funds oz." as she says, everyone is exposed to credits whether they realize not. >> the most interesting for me is the fact that the credit evolve.ontinues to and sitting on the seat, you know, on the front row managing actual portfolio for institutional investors when i look at where we were coming out of the credit crisis up to today, it's amazing the speed with which the market has evolved and also the expense of the fed intervention since
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
. it is a great place to work. it is very collaborative. it symbolizes that kind of creative environment we try to bring to our offices and our work environment. kargo.der and ceo of technology is changing all kinds of businesses, even traditional ones, such as the $9 billion egg industry. a company is creating eggs using plant proteins. the founder and cio was here. the funny thing about food is the more you look at it, the more bizarre it is. 1.8 trillion eggs are laid every year around the world. most of them come from pretty crazy places. imagine kitchens -- chickens crammed into cages. were starting at day one, we might look at plants that are more affordable and more efficient. >> i know that bill gates and thiel are backers. how did you connect with them? >> they are used to investing in cutting-edge technology. they are used to investing in personalized health. when they look at food, it almost stuns them at how much it lacks innovation. we approached them initially through a friend of mine. he introduced us to a partner of theirs and we began to tell a story of how inefficient our food
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:30am EST
, the current populations of bees in most rural environments is so low, that you can plant whatever you want that there aren't going to be enough bees to take advantage of it. and right now, it's the bees that are needed. and i don't know of any one thing that any homeowner or business owner could do to have an impact on the local environment than adding a hive of bees to the property. this will bring the bees back to the area, and this is what so desperately needed. >> we have to pause there, and jennifer, we have 20 seconds left. not everybody agrees on the cause and the consequences, and what's the effect of doing nothing? >> well, we really can't wait on this problem. the bees can't wait. it's a complicated problem, but what we do know, the pesticides are harming the bees, and to ban them in ways that bees are exposed. >> that's all the time we have for the conference, than conver. and thank you all for joining us. until next time, raj and i will see on you line. >> >> u.s. vice president arrives in beijing hours after blaming china for increasing tensions in the region. [ ♪ music ]
Dec 2, 2013 4:10am EST
with -- can our food environment to change without government or societal intervention, especially for potentially addictive substances? did just say no work? does education work for substances of abuse? the answer is no. question two -- can we afford to wait when health care will be bankrupted to chronic metabolic disease? we have got 13 years, people, and we have to do something now. not wait for more research. we have the research. we have what we need. policy what do we do? there is called targeted prevention. that is treat the patient, right? treat the obese person. except for one thing. we've just learned that there are more nonobese people who are sick. it is targeted to the individual. the benefit to risk ratio is high. the weaknesses is the medicalization of prevention, which is hard. behavior medication, which is impossible. cost feasibility and limited success across the board. but it is not targeted. it is public health prevention we need. what are the strengths there? it is radical. it is going to work because we will make it work. it's powerful, because everyone is on
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
dead or missing britain's environment agency board of the risk of a stone was such a tent area has been deployed to protect london winds of up to two hundred and twenty km i love pummeled the east coast of scotland. a dissenting this laurie and killing the driver. as highway when his head for the consonant handbags and the agency said this was down to the fullest and school was with my east. the storm is also causing transport chaos with hundreds of flights canceled and rail networks shot down. as it reaches small line ends of the case if gemini the residents fear being cut off supply rates as water levels are rising higher than expected. in denmark a seventy two year old woman died when the truck she was traveling in. i've attended high winds the bridge connecting with sweden has pink eye least as hurricane force gusts back to the christ. the six foot itches that it appeared to show that the vacant spot person being beaten by ukrainian police. it's the field of december the first to fall into scenes of graphic nature the eye. we ate cheese. he ate it all gets done. his pt institute he
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
of as well as the lagger envier -- larger environment. >> we'll ask john the kinds of things you should look for in a company that does practice conscious business decisions. when we return. >>> welcome back. my guest is john mackey. he is the cofounder of whole foods markets. >> how many stores is it? >> 350. >> you are in the u.s. and canada? >> and uk. we have so much opportunity in the u.s. sm -- conscious capitalism. >> we are saying it's not like a trade off were you do good. you do both. >> okay. let me ask you about something. this turned my head when i saw it on 60 minutes. remember molden mills. the police burned down. all of a sudden they didn't have a place to go. the guy that owned it said i'll keep you on the payroll and continue paying your salary. i thought i don't own aniening like that i i -- i went out to buy something from that company is that conscious capitalism. >> yes. >> they had to declare bankruptcy the guy who did the good stuff was out. if i have a business and i say i reads you book and i should do better as far as well. look what happened to him. what do you te
Dec 8, 2013 3:30am PST
forward to the completion of this project because those hospitals will create a great environment for us. it will create a level of pride in the work we do. most importantly for our patients the new hospitals will bring a more pleasant healing environment and an improved experience of care. for our patients family we'll have a great assurance that their loved ones are receiving the best care possible for for our community the new hospital represents community pride. in my current position at st. luke's it will be uplifting for the community. st. luke's has long been held the center of healing with the long history of deep roots. dr. i want to let you know we're proud to be that center of healing for the community and proud to be a member of the st. luke's. lastly to all involved in the cpmc project on behalf of all the nurses i wanted to extend our senility thanks for making this possible. thank you and have a wonderful day (clapping.) good morning. i'm warren brown the ceo of cpmc pr i honestly say there were many times i never thought i'd see this. and as i was driving here i was remi
Dec 4, 2013 6:30am PST
to an integrated mode of transportation that is good for our environment and community. so in closings thank you to everyone in our efforts and it's been eagerly awaited. i've been in the senate and the assembly n for 15 years so i've eagerly awaited this day. rest assured i'll continue to be an advocate in congress even in this is this tough environment for transportation infrastructure. i wish you the best of lick and a very happy labor day. thank you. again (clapping) >> knoll let me introduce our tremendous leader in the california state senate darryl stein beggar. >> good afternoon to leaders from the bay area. when i hear people talk about this bridge and today's events the touchstone that is most often talked about is 1989 the earthquake. and this is, of course, appropriate. but as steven said earlier the touchstone for this great california event could be just as easily been 1936 the year the bridge was build. for in 193 of this country was in the midst of the great depression. a signal to renewed civic effort proved that the pioneer spirit still lives. and now, of course, it the 2012
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
is chairman and ceo of air environment. tim, great to have you with us. >> great to be here. >> we can't ignore the drone you have got with you there. tell us a little bit about it. >> this is cube. it's a vertical take off and landing small unmann ened airpl system for rescue. you can imagine this replacing a helicopter for looking for lost children, lost hikers, etc. lots of other applications where it can be taken out of the drunk of the car and put to good use quickly. >> your business is primarily defense. 80% of your revenues come from the drone side. but in terms of the drone side of the business, most of that is defense, what are you seeing in terms of spending? a lot saying that peak defense spending has already passed. is the budget for unmanned aircraft system specifically, is that more immune from cuts? >> i think most people agree that long term long term special operations and u.s. intelligence which means uavs will be a priority in the defense department. sequestration, continuing resolutions, but for us we have found in the first half we have con cluted report on a reco
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm EST
. and it was then and that environment in which the pictures and the news started coming out in vietnam and we discovered this, that the vietnamese that we met were very candid about what they were facing and many of them were our age were very candid about this as well about what they felt and what they saw and therefore we felt that we were getting a clear picture of what was emerging as the conflict grew in size. our vision differed markedly from the kennedy administration was hoping for and definitely from the johnson administration as well, president kennedy late in 1972 found the editor of "the new york times" and found that he help us go back to the united states because his reporting was dangerous to national security. and president lyndon johnson on two other occasions approached the ap executives to have me removed from the war area and there was lots of other influence, particularly on television owners and important owners of the networks. and it was in this environment than that the written and photographic product emerged from vietnam and it was a matter of controversy from the beginning and we
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
in an environment like this where i could explore whatever i could become passionate about. it was a fantastic opportunity. it actually got me out of clinical research and ultimately into doing more basic neuroscience . i spent 20 years looking at the doing thats -- research. and i came back to the nih. host: we have a call from missouri. good morning. caller: thank you for c-span. i finished two books by caroline leaf. i do not know whether she is a psychologist or psychiatrist. but her books are on thoughts and what enters the brain. i just find it really hard to stay with this problem because i have got a lot of problems with hate. and all of the information i see on television seems to be trytive information, and i to eliminate all of that. but it is almost impossible. all the wars. i mean, i am so happy that you have this program on this morning. i am going to hang up and listen to the program. thank you very much. host: thank you for the call. guest: by the way, i would like to make one remark. i am so delighted to have you here at nih. but i would not want your viewers to think that the
Dec 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
sulfates indicate that the environment got very dry. here it is. right here was a drought. in calcium, there was an increase here in the '60s. and then you go down. here's another increase in the '30s. it was contemporaneous with our dust bowl period. actually, you know what that is? that's these. thompson: we're now finding that the real story of climate change is not in the science or nature paper that comes from the single site, but it's in the connection, putting these records together, that you see things that you could have never found in one or two sites. narrator: connecting lonnie's tropical ice-core data with cores taken from the polar regions, a record of the earth's temperature and carbon dioxide levels can be established, going back 650,000 years into the past. over this time period, each rise in carbon dioxide levels is accompanied by a rise in temperature. in the most recent period, carbon dioxide levels have been rising to an all-time high. thompson: having that record now that goes back 650,000 years and knowing that co2 in the natural world has varied between 180, 19
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
for human and environmental health. lead addresses five categories that enhances environment. indoor air quality, energy, water, materials and resources, and sustainable sites are the five categories for the lead. you can go for several gold or platinum certifications. >> the city wanted to be silver lead status. . maybe gold was a stretch. and people said, if we're going to be a sustainable organization that the pucs this has got to be the top of the line. it's got to be a lead platinum building. what does that mean to us? we run water, power, and sewer. so, those are some of the biggest things involved in lead platinum. ♪ ♪ >> by late 2008 the project, as we got the contractor on board and we were able to start pricing it, we're a multi-, multi-, multi-million dollar over budget. >> the story a lot of people don't know after we got select today do this project, the first price we came in with was $180 million. and the city said, you know, this is a great building, but we just don't want to spend that much money. so, the project was on the verge of being canceled. >> if you're looki
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
called it that i liked environment was ok. and though when you look at you know some of the metropolitan cities in taiwan for example type a kind shown in college and law courts the local concept the notion of light you see faulty legal people now looking like not just as the source of the truth. oh so as a way to make the city to make the buildings even people more beautiful than what we traveled down to some of the more rural areas. how was you know what they are primarily you know at the call to becoming a bit and pillows might be still a very import source of stupidity. you know especially at night and helpful people who travel in and out beyond the series. so how do you reconcile the differences among the people on this you know tiny iron and some of which thinking that i should become more of a connection because people would be a fireman on the other hand there are people still insisted on the fact that you don't like to be a source of utility unlike the weighty of people can travel safely to and from place to live as a very thick accent of course before the invention of lightly w
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm EST
it is today on the internet or pamphlets in the old day, it is two-way conversational environment and people are passing things two and from friends and exchanging information along social networks and that is why it is social networking. this creates a community. that is what a social environment looks like and we have familiar with that on facebook and twitter. we see stuff from people we follow. the difference with mass media is that mass media is one-way and impersonal and talked down broadcast. the radio sits in the corner of the room. it isn't social. it is sitting there and you are not having a conversation with it. and no social networking or personal recommendation involved. we have come to thing of one-way media channels that reach a large audience; newspaper, television and internet. and we come to think this now is a change and we can get news from friends and you don't need to be a newspaper editor to decide what message is going to spread. but this is how things were in the era before the mass media. wuch co-- the period before old media looks very familiar. it is social from t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
the meal. >> with the, the mission sent up in september is studying the exosphere, the environment around the moon and the dust on the surface of the moon. any disturbance of either of those environments could throw a monkey wrench into the satellite. the ro propellant as it makes its way down to the surface will put a lander on the surface, the propellant that slows down the environment will pollute the environment. the principal scientist is not happy. it presents another alternative, and that is we can study how quickly the propel ants dissipate out of the exosphere environment. >> it will be exciting to have anything on the moon after a long time. >> the show may be over on the website, facebook or google+ pages. >>> good evening, everyone. welcome to al-jazeera america. i am john seigenthaler in new york. >>> the investigation, the latest on sunday's derailment in new york, tonight, we know just how fast the train was going. but was it human error? >>> let's make a deal. a monday to remember. online shopping. americans are buying. what the post-holiday spending spree means for the ec
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am EST
in september is studying the exosphere, the environment around the moon and the dust on the surface of the moon. any disturbance of either of those environments could throw a monkey wrench into the satellite. the ro propellant as it makes its way down to the surface will put a lander on the surface, the propellant that slows down the environment will pollute the environment. the principal scientist is not happy. it presents another alternative, and that is we can study how quickly the propel ants dissipate out of the environment. >> it will be exciting to have anything on the moon after a long time. >> the show may be over on the website, facebook or check check >> excessive speed may be to blame for sending a commuter train off the rails. data recorders say the train was going nearly three times faster than it should have been. >> rebooting obamacare. now that the website is working the president will try to boost confidence. >> resignation rejected. thailand's prime minister is refusing to step down as anti-government protesters storm the office building. >> iran exclusive - the prime ministe
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm EST
standpoint as being relatively cheap environment. i do know from a historical standpoint they may not be the absolute cheapest, but it is still an attractive rate environment. i see this as a good time to think about strategic moves. liz: one more question about the stock market. i whip out to see the bubble pop? >> i have no idea. if you look at a lot of the transactions that have occurred, they have beenghtful, valuatione careful. we are in an environment look at the interest rate level and look at earnings, the market appears to in effect caught up with the earnings of the company. i can't really sit there and say there is a bubble or not, but my own view is it is still on pace. there is a huge desire for people to go ahead and be invested the cubbie companies ae buying back the stock, and that is an innovation of the value. liz: the tapering issue, is there a taper survival guide? at some point it has to end. we talk about there being a shot clock that has to run out. begin to scale back. >> the balance sheet is large given all the repurchases that have occurred. there is no s
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am EST
other, and it's very much a social environment. but there are many examples that occur throughout history, martin luther and his use of pamphlets, thomas paine and his pamphlet, "common sense," and the way they were used more broadly in the runup to the american and french revolutions. really what i'm arguing is when we use social media today, it's a reversion, actually, to the way media operated for centuries before us. >> host: you write that for wealthy romans, the distinction between letter writing and conversation was further blurred by the custom of dictating outgoing letters to scribes and having incoming letters read aloud to them. >> guest: indeed. so if you were someone like cicero or julius caesar, you would have a scribe. in fact, cicero -- sorry, caesar, was famous for being able to dictate two letters at once. so you would be dictating, then you would also have a staff of messengers who would be carrying these messages to your friends, and when incoming messagers brought a scroll, your scribe would perhaps realize it out to you. romans were capable of reading and wri
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
should answer to the american people. everyone agrees we need to protect the environment, but we should do so in a way that is open and honest. democracy requires transparency and accountability. yet epa's justification for regulation are cloaked in secrecy i asked. it appears the epa been a lot of stretches of science to justify its own object disappeared americans impacted by the agency's regulations have a right to see the data and determine for themselves independently these regulations are based on sound science for a partisan agenda. the epa's efforts to expand its regulatory reach across u.s. represented troubling trend. her example, take epa's current clean water act. it seeks to expand the definition of waters of the u.s. to give the agency unprecedented new authority over private property. according to media reports on this expansion of epa regulatory power could include almost all man-made and natural streams, lakes and ponds. this undermines states rights and increases federal control private property and could lead to the epa in our own backyard. the epa's efforts to demoni
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
passed. they're moving the needle on the environment. this thing is very similar. >> rose: on both of of those issues you were on their side. on gay rights and the environment. >> still am. >> rose: we conclude with guillermo del toro, the mexican filmmaker and author. >> i think that the way to understand the universe is by sort of codifying hit in the dichotomy of angels and demons. you can call them monsters, superheroes, whatever it is but we have to mythologize the universe in order to apprehend it. because if you don't -- it's like digesting concepts that are so large, so super or supra human that you need mythology to understand it. >> rose: stanley druckenmiller and guillermo del toro when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> almost one in every four children in the united states of america lives in a state of poverty. that's an outrage. one way to think about it: of the top 35 industrial countries in the world, we have the second highest poverty rate. >> rose: stan drugen miller is here. for 30
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am EST
to me about the macro environment. diverse. >> indeed. play.are a macro- there is growth in china and the it demonstrates some and boost cash flow. the cash flow comes through next year and stronger growth in oil prices. your your go back to unit trust. joined later are in the hour. 2014l ask him about his investment strategy. we'll have more on this story thisf apple can deal with on the move. >> in london, this is on the move. we on your phone, your tablet. here is what is on the move. we heard news this morning. accounts in the electronics business and they gained 52% on the back of that. has is. chancellor autumn statement later today. that is at a time when the u.k. is the best-performing economy. manus cranny is standing by. jonathan ferro joins us. the data is ahead of the chinese statement and it makes the position look good. brand and ittrong is about this recovery and a triple that recession. andomes on a strong backing there are questions around the housing he will talk about the growth and deficit. there is another measure of austerity. it is not going away and it is a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 7:30pm EST
that are growing through the soil of the environment and in trees. that's gluing the mushrooms on to the side of the tree or the forest floor. mushrooms. >> we never grow mushrooms, we keep the mycilian in a vegetative stage. the concept was when i saw mysilian growing through wood ships, keeping them together. using waste didn't happen until i teamed up with gavin. >> it takes seven days for a product to be grown. we are about to show you how it works in seconds. >> what is this. >> the waste is cleaned, light before adding the mycel. >> um. it's ipp cubated and it becomes a solid white mass. next it goes through a tromell, a machine that grind the waste. >> this is reminding me of willie wonga and the chocolate factory and i'm afraid i'll be sucked up. >> this is mulched and stacked into moulds. the mycelian does what it does - gross. all that is left is to paying it at a low temperature of 200 to growth. >> freshly based funk us. so it can be sold to corporations like dell computers and other fortune 500 companies. >> here is what is cool. i can take the material, bury it in my yard and wi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
, was the idea of a peace keeping force. he said he would lead a difficult environment like the car up to 9,000 troops. there is a big difference with what is now being offered which is about half that number. a point i butt to the u. ambassador to the united nations. have you enough troops the r the job. >> we are in this resolution, walking and chews gum at the same time. we are both strengthening the mandate and working through strengthening the preparedness. >> continue planning for a u.n. peace keeping operation and she said that was not being ruled out in the future. james bays reporting from the u.n. finished meeting with israeli and palestinian leaders today. kerry arrived in israel with a huge agenda pushing forward the middle east peace. joining us live now with more on kerry's visit. hello. >> hey, stephanie, it is a huge agenda and extraordinarily difficult. before he can talk about peace, he needs to reassure israel and iran, but the more he reassures them, the more he runs into trouble with the palestinians. >> today a chum my secretary of state left a message of support, the
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
competitor. >> there are other things we ought to care about more. we should have an environment that encourages immigrants to come to this country. to innovate. to succeed and to have second chances in life in case they fail the first time. that's more important to make sure they're at the same level. >> but that suggestion we just don't care about this issue, we should be able to walk and chew gum at the same time. and also want an education system that improves. the thing is, we know what you need to do to make it better. it's not spending $115,000 per head. it's having some school choice. having merit-based pay for teachers. and in general giving our kids a better environment especially in k through 12 where their instructors are inspiring them and learn these things. >> that's all true. but this isn't the key to national success. >> okay, brett, thank you. when we come back, joe briden wraps up his asian trip among rising tensions over china's renewed military aggression towards japan. will the u.s. stand behind its ally? today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen t
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
there is a strong need to change the political environment for this financial burden. it's not passed to his students generation. that is why he decided to join in the demonstrations along with his co the us. you see the government is injecting taxpayer money into its political base in rural areas women. government officials to change the way they spend our money. to be used to improve the lives of all the time people the day the day the more the one gal worked at the country's transport ministry the thirty six year old fisher writes history demonstrations during his lunch break. he says he fell extremely angry when the government tried to pass a bill that would pardon former prime minister talks to the feel of what's been sentenced to prison the person who's committed wrongdoing by many to reading votes in parliament should get off scot free. it's not acceptable. not in a country that supposedly ruled by law but what the stirrups and the most is the behavior of the former deputy prime minister if his troops about who is leading the protests singtel said an unelected people's comes so cute t
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm PST
contra costa schools has to change. >> create school environments that are welcoming and inclusive for all. if we catch these young people, then everybody else falls in line. >> it's a point board member charles ramsey can see after the gang rape of a girl in richmond. >> we are making sure we are spending the money to make our school safe. that has to be the priority, above learning. if you don't feel safe, you aren't going to want to learn. >> overall harassment policies from start to bottom, starting with their retreat on january 5 and voting on those changes on january 29, homing to implement those changes to staff soon after. in richmond, andrea, kpix5. >> another teenager set on fire because he was wearing a skirt returned to class today. sasha walked into berkeley's high school exactly three weeks after the incident. she he suffered burns on his legs and is recovering. the 16-year-old boy who said he did it because he is home phobic is facing hate crime charges. >> as we mark the 25th anniversary of world aids day. the city of san francisco is providing new hope. how th
Dec 8, 2013 5:30am PST
the emergency financial manager is through. he's made it clear he wants to create an environment where the city of detroit will have a revenue flow that will allow them to hire police and make the repairs necessary, keep the lights on and bring the quality of life where it should be. if you've got some money you want to invest, come to the city of detroit right now today. >> thank you. it's great talking to you. we appreciate it. >> thank you so much. >>> can the problems in urban america spark a fuse to engage leaders to solve them. we're taking a look at fuse corp. mostly work at cabinet level positions with mayors and public leaders. jennifer anastasoff is the founder and lisa gans is a recent fellow. thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> why don't you tell us why you founded this and what you think it can do with the big problems we're facing like in detroit? >> government is rarely rewarded for innovation. businesses you are rewarded. fuse corps is bringing them in to invest. >> can you reward them? >> absolutely not. they don't look for it. there's a lot of people out there, many of
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
'll provide an environment where people can use smartphones more safely. >> other mobile phone carriers are also stepping up efforts to advise users not to use their smartphones while walking. >>> all right, that's going to do it for biz tonight. i'll leave you with the markets news and insight every day here on "newsline." >>> japanese prime minister shinzo abe has convened the first meeting of the newly established national security council. the council is modelled after the nsc in the united states. last week the diet enacted a law to create the body. abe met with four cabinet ministers, taro aso, yoshihide suga, fumio kishida. they discussed a new strategy to be completed by the end of the year and china's new air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we, frankly, exchanged views on national security. it was a fruitful meeting. >> earlier, abe said the council will share information with foreign governments. >> translator: the nsc is an organization to protect the people of japan. for that purpose, it is important for the council to exchange intelligenc
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
a perfect environment based upon reason and order. and in perhaps the most famous image of man by a renaissance artist, leonardo da vinci is illustrating the roman author vitruvius. man, in his ideal proportions, is the measure of all things. out of their preoccupation with classical harmony and proportion, renaissance artists created these new images of man and woman. [bells ringing] inside the palazzo vecchio, the 5,000 or so florentines who had the right to vote would meet, summoned by the bell in times of crisis. they were the members of the influential guilds and represented craftsmen and the most economically important activities... sculptors and stoneworkers... textiles... metalworkers... masons and builders... lawyers and solicitors. the engine driving the art of florence at the beginning of the 15th century was competition between the guilds and competition between the artists commissioned by them. the armorers guild paid for this powerful, alert image of their patron saint, saint george, by donatello-- roman art transformed into a vision of christian courage. the bank
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
in tokyo. >> the japanese tradition of having a relaxing environment to appreciate food using all five senses is something i believe is unique to japan. some people nowadays are very busy, and i don't think they have much time to relax. so i hope this will be an opportunity, even for japanese people, to revisit and appreciate the benefits of apanese cuisine. >> hello and welcome to this edition of the week in the americas. i'm luke brown. coming up in the program -- excess speed the likely cause behind a train crash in new york that killed four people. reports indicate the driver may have lost concentration before the accident. hollywood and fans pay tribute after film star paul walker is killed in a car crash, age 40. and french expertise and demand in brazil ahead of next year's football world cup. france's riot police offer some advice. we start in new york, where the investigation continues into a train crash that killed four people. it's already known that the train was travel agent almost three times the speed limit as it entered the at-risk bend. now lawyers say the driver, a 46
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
mandela and himself, to set up the kind of environment that would be most rewarding with his visit for the united states. here and i was charged with the responsibility of leading the demands that were made upon us for the visit here. >> that was the very first time the very that was first time, during that excitement i was able to meet you and befriend you, but let me thatfor all the courage you have seen in your life, a lot of this exhibited by by king and robison, and the two persons you basically sponsored, and brought to the attention of the american for all- out of africa, the courage you have seen in your lifetime, how do you properly contextualize the courage he had to stay in prison during those 27 years when you know that if he had struck a deal here or there, he could have gotten out sooner. how do you describe that kind of courage -- >> it is not easy to contextualize that. commodity,h a rare this is such a divine existence, that he revealed. as power and his current was great instruction to the rest of us, who were thinking of ways in which to relieve ourselves from op
Dec 2, 2013 1:30pm PST
of public health and the department of the environment. and that are involved in the two collaborativive groups that are community campaign and the services of san francisco, and the foundation and the meals on wheels of san francisco, and the project open hand, and the san francisco and the food banks and the tender loin, development and the ucsf center for populations at san francisco general hospital. as we come together, we really work to figure out how to collaborate and how to improve this situation we know that there are programs that we can get data for but we wanted to see the system as a whole and to be able to have the data to analyze that and we wanted to make this information available to groups and other department so that we will be able to join in and make sure that all are eating healthy. and i am going to go into the framework that we have utilized for this analysis and supervisor mar touched on it in his opening comments. we know that food security and healthy eating are really complex policy issues and you cannot just look at the issue from one dimension. and we sear
Dec 2, 2013 10:30pm PST
straight about 10 years ago. -- 7th street about 10 years ago. the environment is huge. it is stronger than willpower. surrounding yourself with artists, being in a culture where artists are driving, and where a huge amount of them is a healthy environment. >> you are making it safer. push, push. that is better. when i start thinking, i see it actually -- sometimes, i do not see it, but when i do, it is usually from the inside out. it is like watching something being spawned. you go in, and you begin to work, excavate, play with the dancers, and then things began to emerge. you may have a plan that this is what i want to create. here are the ideas i want to play with, but then, you go into the room, and there maybe some fertile ideas that are becoming manifest that are more interesting than the idea you had initially set out to plan. so there has to be this openness for spontaneity. also, a sense that regardless of the deadline, that you have tons of time so the you can keep your creativity alive and not cut it off and just go into old habits. it is a lot like listening. really listening to
Dec 4, 2013 12:30pm PST
for bicycleelists but for others and the equity issue and others brought that up and sustainable environment is critical and alternative transportation including biking is critical and this is about a healthier san francisco as others brought up as well, so full build out benefits many for many, many reasons and health and safety and for others the environment. i wanted to say that the budget analyst made some suggestions of having the mta, and i think it was said there are already efforts to come back to not only the mta's board but the board of supervisors with a progress reports. i think there is a recommendation from the 2011 controller's report on a number of those items and i am guessing those are already being analyzed and lookinga at reports and the budget analyst reported to us from the recommendation and six month report backs to the budget committee on progress, and my hope even from the five years ago from the bicycle plan from 2008 i think it was even goal number eight aggressively increasing funding for bicycling is something that the city has not lived up to, so my hope out
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
to treat, us? >> i am appalled to see the way that they have dealt with the environment, cut the water over and over watering the lawns and trees that are under 25 feet they don't even take care of. they send the gardeners out and they cut the topps off and those poor men have no experience in pruning whatsoever. i throw myself on your mercy, what can we do to make these people accountable, when all that they really care about is money? and that is the bottom line. not maintenance, not preservation and not caring for the environment. thank you. >> thank you. >> we can hear from the permit holder, any rebuttal? >> okay. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> and yes, i won the contract to this and i am doing the work, and so i do profit from the work, i do the work. i do not... if the tree is pruned and you keep pruning a tree you keep coming back every year and once you remove it you are not coming back so that is not particularly true. and there has been pruning done on some trees out at park merced and we have to currently trying to do more and this process is stopped us from happening. and
Dec 8, 2013 10:30am PST
about city build and the role pat mulligan can play and the department of the environment and we have them here and there is capacity and infrastructure with cal and rich at the department to be really supportive so i wanted to add that component and everything is set and ready to go and we're excited about the potential moving forward with the program. >> supervisor mar. >> i did want to ask if rich can elaborate more on how this is legally defensible given the changes at the federal and new changes at the state level and how this is privately financed as well? >> sure supervisor mar. so as i mentioned and supervisor farrell also alluded to this, the statements from 2010 from the federal financing agency were statements of concern, and since those statements were released most residential pace programs including ours in san francisco basically suspended because there was some question as to what was really behind those statements. as supervisor farrell mentioned a number of residential pace programs have continued to operate even in light of that regulatory uncertainty and they act
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